Consumer Alerts & Advisories

The Following OU Kosher Advisories and Alerts were released by the Orthodox Union's Kosher Division on the date indicated.

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Consumer Alerts

January 29, 2015

Kosher Alert Ne-Mo’s Cinnamon Roll

Brands: Ne-Mo's
Products: Pull Apart Cinnamon Roll
Company: Horizon Food Group, San Diego CA
Issue:

Missing D – Dairy Designation

Ne-Mo’s Pull Apart Cinnamon Roll are certified by the Orthodox Union as an OU D – Dairy product. This product contains dairy ingredients, as indicated in the allergens and ingredients statements. Some packaging was mistakenly labeled with a OU symbol without the D – Dairy designation. Corrective actions have been implemented.

January 29, 2015

Kosher Alert Oneg Viennese Crunch

Brands: Oneg
Products: Viennese Crunch White Family Pack
Company: Bloom's, Brooklyn NY
Issue:

Mislabeled OU P

The Orthodox Union certifies Oneg Viennese Crunch White Family Pack as an OU product. Some packaging was labeled with an OU P – Passover symbol. This product is not certified for Passover. This product is being withdrawn from the marketplace.

January 28, 2015

Kashrus Alert French’s Parmesan Salad Cravers

Brands: French's
Products: Real Onion Crisps - Parmesan
Company: Reckitt Benckiser North America, Parsippany, NJ
Issue:

Missing D – Dairy Designation

French’s Real Onion Crisps – Parmesan, is certified as an OU D – Dairy product. This product contains dairy ingredients as indicated in the ingredients list. Some packaging was labeled with an OU symbol, without the D – dairy designation. Corrective measures have been implemented.

January 12, 2015

Kosher Alert Socafe

Brands: Socafe
Products: Cappuccino; Hot Chocolate
Company: Socafe, Newark NJ
Issue:

Missing D -Dairy Designation

Socafe Cappuccino and Hot Chocolate cups are certified by the Orthodox Union as OU-D products.  A small quantity of packaging was mistakenly labeled with a plain OU, without the D – Dairy designation.  Corrective measures have been implemented.

January 8, 2015

Kosher Alert Napa Valley Pretzels

Brands: Napa Valley Mustard Co.
Products: Honey Mustard Flavor Pretzel Nuggets
Company: CPD, Fullerton CA
Issue:

Missing D – Dairy Designation

Napa Valley Mustard Co. Honey Mustard Flavor Pretzel Nuggets are certified by the Orthodox Union as an OU Pareve product.  A limited batch of this product was produced with a seasoning blend that contains a dairy ingredient.  That limited batch was stickered with a special ingredient and dairy allergen statement, however, the OU symbol on that batch is missing the D – Dairy designation.  Corrective measures have been implemented.

January 6, 2015

Kosher Alert Celli Tomato Sauce

Brands: Celli
Products: Spicy Cherry Tomato Sauce
Company: Gruppo Fooding, Carteret, NJ
Issue:

Unauthorized OU

Celli Spicy Cherry Tomato Sauce bears an unauthorized OU symbol.  The Orthodox Union does not certify any Celli tomato based products.   Corrective measures are being implemented.

January 5, 2015

Kosher Alert Proud America Popcorn

Brands: Proud America
Products: 18 Pack Microwave Butter Light Popcorn
Company: Pecatonica River Popcorn, Livingston WI
Issue:

Missing D – Dairy Designation

Proud America 18 Pack Microwave Butter Light Popcorn is certified by the Orthodox Union as an OU D – Dairy product.  This product contains dairy ingredients as indicated in the ingredient and allergen statements.  Some packaging was printed with a plain OU without the D- Dairy designation.  Corrective measures have been implemented.

January 5, 2015

Kosher Alert L’oven Fresh

Brands: L'oven Fresh
Products: Caramel Nut Danish; Raspberry Danish
Company: Aldi Inc. Batavia IL
Issue:

Missing D – Dairy Designation

L’oven Fresh Caramel Nut Danish and Raspberry Danish are certified by the Orthodox Union as OU D – Dairy products.  These products contain dairy as indicated on the ingredients and allergens statements.  Some packaging was printed with a plain OU, without the D – Dairy designation.  Corrective measures have been implemented.

December 26, 2014

Kosher Alert Endico Italian Blend and Oriental Blend

Brands: Endico
Products: Italian Blend and Oriental Blend (frozen vegetables)
Company: Endico Potaoes, Inc. Mt. Vernon NY
Issue:

Unauthorized OU

Endico Italian Blend and Oriental Blend frozen vegetables are not certified by the Orthodox Union and bear an unauthorized OU.  Corrective measures are being implemented.

December 22, 2014

Kosher Alert Faragello Frozen Spinach

Brands: Faragello Food Industries
Products: Frozen Spinach
Company: The Egyptian Food Compnay, Alexandria Egypt
Issue:

Unauthorized OU

Faragello Frozen Spinach is not certified by the Orthodox Union.  Some Frozen Spinach packaging was printed with an unauthorized OU symbol.  Corrective measures have been implemented.

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